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Banyan Technology serves as your one-stop-shop for the latest trends and expert opinions for API connectivity in over-the-road (OTR) shipping. From transportation software updates to SaaS best practices, our blogs, whitepapers, guides and case studies are here to provide valuable insight.

Navigating the Nuances of Niche Logistics to Drive Freight | Episode 33

Navigating the Nuances of Niche Logistics to Drive Freight | Episode 33

TMCO Managing Partner Andy Ferrand provides insight into the niche logistics sector and highlights the importance of system integrations for streamlining freight operations...

Supply Chain Strain: How Tech Can Keep Your Shipments on Track
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Supply Chain Strain: How Tech Can Keep Your Shipments on Track

As we approach the peak shipping season, Shippers and 3PLs are bracing for the annual surge in demand. The latest shipping data reveals that U.S. companies will be importing more items for the holiday...

Truck Parking Club and LOST FR8: Alternative Strategies for Logistics Challenges | Episode 32

Truck Parking Club and LOST FR8: Alternative Strategies for Logistics Challenges | Episode 32

Experts from Truck Parking Club and LOST FR8 share how their respective platforms are making a difference through alternative communication strategies and finding ways to increase shipping efficiency...

Geofencing: Adding Security and Efficiency to Truckload Shipping
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Geofencing: Adding Security and Efficiency to Truckload Shipping

Technological advancements are revolutionizing the way we track, manage and optimize logistics, particularly in Truckload shipping. One such advancement is geofencing. This powerful tool uses GPS and ...

Transforming Your Shipping with AI and Software Integrations | Episode 31

Transforming Your Shipping with AI and Software Integrations | Episode 31

Insight Works' Mark Hamblin and SPS Commerce's Bill Gaustad discuss how technologies within Microsoft Dynamics Business Central are streamlining shipping processes and reducing manual labor...

Leveraging Truckload, LTL and Parcel Shipping: Why Diversifying Shipping Modes Enhances Supply Chain Efficiency
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Leveraging Truckload, LTL and Parcel Shipping: Why Diversifying Shipping Modes Enhances Supply Chain Efficiency

In today’s dynamic market, the ability to adapt and choose the most appropriate shipping method is key to maintaining efficiency, reducing costs and enhancing customer satisfaction. Shippers, 3PLs a...

Leveraging Shared Truckload for a More Efficient Shipping Strategy | Episode 30

Leveraging Shared Truckload for a More Efficient Shipping Strategy | Episode 30

Flock Freight COO Chris Pickett discusses how Shared Truckload maximizes truck space while cutting shipping costs....

Navigating the Storm: Integrating Disaster Preparedness into Supply Chain Management
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Navigating the Storm: Integrating Disaster Preparedness into Supply Chain Management

As tornadoes tore across the U.S. this past weekend, unpredictable weather patterns and unprecedented disruptions have made incorporating disaster preparedness into supply chain risk management more i...

Building a Cost-Effective Supply Chain with Advanced Logistics Technology | <br> Episode 29

Building a Cost-Effective Supply Chain with Advanced Logistics Technology |
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MODE Global's Gene Welsh and Chase Smith discuss integrating cutting-edge tools to enhance supply chain visibility, predictability and optimization....

Breathe New Life into Your Shipping Operations with the Right TMS
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Breathe New Life into Your Shipping Operations with the Right TMS

While many logistics and transportation operations have been slow to adopt technology to manage their shipping processes, some are now dismissing Transportation Management Systems (TMS) as obsolete. H...

The Value of Freight Rate Benchmarking | Episode 28

The Value of Freight Rate Benchmarking | Episode 28

Nolan & Cunnings CEO Jonathan Vigliarolo discusses the vital impact of technology in logistics and the indispensable practice of rate benchmarking...

Tips on Integrating Freight Execution Software into Your Existing Business Systems
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Tips on Integrating Freight Execution Software into Your Existing Business Systems

In today's complex business environment, efficiency and data visibility across all operational areas are critical for success. A study by the American Productivity & Quality Center (APQC) found th...

Is Legislation Creating an Anti-Competitive Supply Chain? | Episode 27

Is Legislation Creating an Anti-Competitive Supply Chain? | Episode 27

National Industrial Transportation League Executive Director Nancy O'Liddy discusses the pressing issue of fluctuating freight rates and the logistical challenges posed by legislative action...

Comparative Analysis: Adopting Freight Execution Software vs. Traditional Methods
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Comparative Analysis: Adopting Freight Execution Software vs. Traditional Methods

Efficiency, reliability and speed are paramount in the fast-paced world of logistics and supply chain management. As Shippers, 3PLs and brokers strive to meet the increasing demands of customers, the ...

How to Leverage AI in Your Shipping Strategy | Episode 26

How to Leverage AI in Your Shipping Strategy | Episode 26

Greenscreens.ai VP of Strategic Partnerships Matthew Silver discusses how AI is impacting the ability to effectively forecast freight rates by examining historical data on key variables...

How to Identify the Right Strategic Partnerships for Your Parcel Shipping
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How to Identify the Right Strategic Partnerships for Your Parcel Shipping

The parcel shipping industry is undergoing transformative shifts, driven by changing consumer expectations, economic fluctuations and a pressing need for sustainable practices. With a freight recessi...

How to Manage Middle Mile Shipping | Episode 25

How to Manage Middle Mile Shipping | Episode 25

WARP VP of Pricing and Network Chris Reeves discusses how pairing technology with an extensive carrier network and cross-docks effectively addresses middle mile shipping issues...

Technology Proves to Be a Pivotal Ally in Carbon Emission Tracking
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Technology Proves to Be a Pivotal Ally in Carbon Emission Tracking

The logistics sector is facing significant challenges and opportunities in reducing its carbon footprint. With new regulations on the horizon requiring detailed disclosure of greenhouse gas (GHG) emis...

How Will New Laws Affect Logistics? | Episode 24

How Will New Laws Affect Logistics? | Episode 24

TIA VP of Government Affairs Chris Burroughs shares insights on legislation the organization is tracking that is crucial to the future of logistics...

Top 5 Ways to Tackle Fraud in the Digital Era of Logistics
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Top 5 Ways to Tackle Fraud in the Digital Era of Logistics

It is estimated that at least $800 million of freight payments are being double brokered annually. According to the Wall Street Journal, complaints about fraud, including double brokering, jumped 400%...

Managing Logistics Fraud in the Digital Age | Episode 23

Managing Logistics Fraud in the Digital Age | Episode 23

Truckstop CRO Brent Hutto tackles fraud in the shipping industry and how to manage it in the digital era...

Managing Freight Costs and Eliminating Risks: The Power of Effective Shipping Software
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Managing Freight Costs and Eliminating Risks: The Power of Effective Shipping Software

In 2024, logistics and supply chain management professionals are seeking more effective ways to reduce costs and mitigate risks when executing shipments. One of the most significant game-changers in t...

Moving Past Supply Chain Disruptions | Episode 22

Moving Past Supply Chain Disruptions | Episode 22

Ascent Global Logistics' Connie Morgan navigates the cyclical nature of the transportation industry and how the supply chain is getting back on track after severe disruptions...

Leverage the Dynamic Changes in Shipping to Accelerate Success in 2024
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Leverage the Dynamic Changes in Shipping to Accelerate Success in 2024

The past year has certainly kept us all on our toes with the ups and downs of the industry and the ever-changing landscape of shipping. As we look back on some of the most dynamic changes it’s impor...

Shipping Freight to Mexico: Best Practices | Episode 21

Shipping Freight to Mexico: Best Practices | Episode 21

ARC Freight Services CEO Dan Contreras discusses best practices for intra-Mexico and cross-border shipping, including regulations, carrier connections, and currency conversion...

Achieving Carbon Impact Compliance in Over-the-Road Shipping
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Achieving Carbon Impact Compliance in Over-the-Road Shipping

Pending climate regulations will soon force transportation industry companies to adapt and meet carbon impact compliance requirements....

Utilizing Powerful Lane Intelligence to Unlock Freight Cost Savings
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Utilizing Powerful Lane Intelligence to Unlock Freight Cost Savings

Costs and efficiency are critical in over-the-road (OTR) shipping. To unlock significant savings opportunities, Shippers, 3PLs and freight brokers are leveraging the power of shipping lane intelligenc...

Safety Challenges in Freight | Episode 20

Safety Challenges in Freight | Episode 20

NWRA Chief of Staff Kirk Sander discusses how the waste management sector is engaging pressing issues while drawing parallels to current freight industry challenges...

Simplifying Nearshoring Opportunities: Best Practices for Intra-Mexico and Cross-Border Shipping
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Simplifying Nearshoring Opportunities: Best Practices for Intra-Mexico and Cross-Border Shipping

In recent years, Shippers and 3PLs have been exploring nearshoring opportunities to optimize their supply chains and take advantage of cost-effective solutions. For companies considering Mexico as a n...

A Year of Tire Tracks: Spotting Supply Chain Trends with Industry Experts | Episode 19

A Year of Tire Tracks: Spotting Supply Chain Trends with Industry Experts | Episode 19

Get caught up on a year's worth of expert freight and logistics industry insight with a special anniversary episode of Tire Tracks...

Using AI to Build a Supply Chain of the Future
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Using AI to Build a Supply Chain of the Future

Technology has been a key factor in the growth and strength of the supply chain, with many companies adopting digital solutions to manage their freight more efficiently and effectively. Recent innovat...

Carbon Offsetting in the Shipping Industry  | Episode 18

Carbon Offsetting in the Shipping Industry | Episode 18

Patch's Hayden Pirkle explains why tracking carbon emissions is important in over-the-road shipping...

Top Supply Chain Strategies for Shipping Success in 2024
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Top Supply Chain Strategies for Shipping Success in 2024

Over the past few years, the supply chain has undergone a rapid transformation. The traditional linear model is giving way to a complex, dynamic ecosystem that requires Shippers and 3PLs to adapt and ...

Eliminating Roadblocks for Women in Trucking | Episode 17

Eliminating Roadblocks for Women in Trucking | Episode 17

WIT's Jennifer Hedrick discusses promoting opportunities and removing barriers for women in trucking...

How AI and Predictive Truckload Pricing Are Impacting Shipping | Episode 16

How AI and Predictive Truckload Pricing Are Impacting Shipping | Episode 16

Greenscreens.ai CEO Dawn Salvucci-Favier discusses the adoption of deep machine learning in the logistics industry...

Preparing Your Shipping Processes for Upcoming Climate Regulations
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Preparing Your Shipping Processes for Upcoming Climate Regulations

As regulations begin to mount for the reduction of carbon emissions in transportation, the logistics industry is facing heightened scrutiny and businesses are seeking solutions within their supply cha...

Exploring Emerging Technologies as a ‘Multi-Tentacle’ Approach to Supply Chain Management
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Exploring Emerging Technologies as a ‘Multi-Tentacle’ Approach to Supply Chain Management

Technology remains vital for the advancement of supply chain organizations. In a recent Gartner survey, 61% of respondents say technology is a source of competitive advantage with many identifying sev...

Leverage Data for Optimized Shipping Operations | Episode 15

Leverage Data for Optimized Shipping Operations | Episode 15

CSCMP President & CEO Mark Baxa discusses how businesses are looking for ways to optimize their shipping operations....

Reaping the Benefits of Effective Marketing Strategies in Logistics
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Reaping the Benefits of Effective Marketing Strategies in Logistics

Part 2 of 2 Marketing plays a crucial role in the logistics industry, offering numerous benefits for businesses operating in this sector. One of the main advantages of marketing is to help build and ...

Preventing Fraud with Freight Tracking and Visibility | Episode 14

Preventing Fraud with Freight Tracking and Visibility | Episode 14

Trucker Tools CEO Kary Jablonski discusses how tracking and visibility functionality can prevent shipping fraud....

Leveraging a Comprehensive Marketing Approach to Help Drive Success in Logistics
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Leveraging a Comprehensive Marketing Approach to Help Drive Success in Logistics

Part 1 of 2 In today's fast-paced business world, effective marketing strategies are essential for success. When it comes to the logistics industry, marketing plays a crucial role in driving growth a...

RIM Logistics
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RIM Logistics

The LIVE Connect® system has helped RIM Logistics create internal processes and efficiencies that continue to save them time and money...

Finding a Community in Logistics With TMSA | Episode 13

Finding a Community in Logistics With TMSA | Episode 13

TMSA Executive Director Jennifer Karpus-Romain discusses networking and building relationships within the logistics industry...

Secret to Successful Shipping: One-Stop Shop Technology
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Secret to Successful Shipping: One-Stop Shop Technology

When supply chain disruptions occur, many logistics professionals scramble to adjust. Some turn to a multitude of technology providers to deliver services they think they need to adapt. However, many ...

Future of Final Mile: Using Technology to Standardize B2B Same-Day Delivery
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Future of Final Mile: Using Technology to Standardize B2B Same-Day Delivery

With 90% of the 26-foot box trucks registered in the U.S. independently owned and operated, it is often difficult for Shippers and 3PLs to find carriers that can compete with companies like Amazon or ...

Ferguson Freight
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Ferguson Freight

As family-owned third-party logistics (3PL) company Ferguson Freight continues to thrive, they utilize Banyan to manage growth....

Freight Audit/3PL
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Freight Audit/3PL

A freight audit and third-party logistics (3PL) company in Northeast Ohio turned to Banyan to maximize revenue opportunities with existing customers....

Local Carrier
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Local Carrier

Learn how Banyan helped one of the most prominent clothing wholesalers in Southern California achieve a new standard with Same-Day Freight....

Building Final Mile Delivery Technology | Episode 10

Building Final Mile Delivery Technology | Episode 10

Mothership Founder and CEO Aaron Peck discusses same-day delivery technology....

4 Simple Ways to Utilize Data to Improve Shipping Operations
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4 Simple Ways to Utilize Data to Improve Shipping Operations

Data visibility and transparency are a hot topic in the transportation industry these days and for good reason. From rating and booking, to dispatching, tracking, and invoicing, there are thousands of...

Opportunities for Freight Technology in Any Economy: Embracing AI
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Opportunities for Freight Technology in Any Economy: Embracing AI

If the first five months of 2023 showed the freight industry anything, it was that freight technology companies without a strong foothold in their niche will be facing some tough decisions for the sec...

How to Successfully Market Your Logistics Company | Episode 9

How to Successfully Market Your Logistics Company | Episode 9

Marketing and sales consultant Trey Griggs discusses successful marketing in the logistics industry....

How to Adjust to Significant Changes in Parcel Shipping
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How to Adjust to Significant Changes in Parcel Shipping

Industry experts are saying that although space has freed up within the Big 3’s (FedEx, UPS and USPS) networks, shippers continue to diversify their parcel carrier mix. Increased capacity and more r...

The Difference Between Regional Parcel Carriers and the Big 3 | Episode 8

The Difference Between Regional Parcel Carriers and the Big 3 | Episode 8

ProShip President Bill Schroeder discusses the state of parcel shipping, including how changes in the supply chain have affected regional carriers versus the Big 3....

Parcel vs. LTL: Determining the Best Mode for Your Shipments
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Parcel vs. LTL: Determining the Best Mode for Your Shipments

In a fluctuating economy, Shippers and 3PLs are seeking new ways to save time and money in their shipping operations. Arguably the best way to do so is having the ability to compare over-the-road (OTR...

The Reality of Customer Loyalty and Communication in Shipping
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The Reality of Customer Loyalty and Communication in Shipping

For Chris Jolly, consistent communication with shippers and carriers goes hand-in-hand with customer loyalty for brokers in the shipping industry. “You'll never get punished for doing the right thin...

The Reality of Customer Loyalty with The Freight Coach | Episode 7

The Reality of Customer Loyalty with The Freight Coach | Episode 7

Chris Jolly (The Freight Coach) discusses how consistent communication with shippers and carriers goes hand-in-hand with customer loyalty for brokers in the shipping industry....

WHAT THE TRUCK?!? | Brian Smith

WHAT THE TRUCK?!? | Brian Smith

Banyan Technology CEO Brian Smith joins the WHAT THE TRUCK?!? podcast to discuss how to scale shipping technology...

Cutting Through the Noise: What to Look for in a Digital Shipping Solution
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Cutting Through the Noise: What to Look for in a Digital Shipping Solution

The unpredictability of the supply chain over the past few years has made technology a critical component in shipping operations. Some Shippers and 3PLs were quick to employ multiple solutions to adap...

Technology Changes Carriers Must Leverage to Create a Better Customer Experience
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Technology Changes Carriers Must Leverage to Create a Better Customer Experience

Research-consulting firm Mastio & Company gathers feedback from Shippers to ensure that they get the best experience with their over-the-road shipping carriers. The data collected helps carriers i...

Creating a Better Carrier Experience with Mastio | Episode 6

Creating a Better Carrier Experience with Mastio | Episode 6

Kevin Huntsman from Mastio & Company explains how Shippers can create a better carrier experience using data and technology...

The Predicted Power Shift to Shippers and 3PLs
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The Predicted Power Shift to Shippers and 3PLs

Recently, the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) released the 2023 Freight Outlook a Delicate Balancing Act for Shippers, 3PLs, Carriers outlining the path ahead. The annual report addres...

Standing Out | Brian Smith

Standing Out | Brian Smith

Banyan Technology CEO Brian Smith joins the Standing Out podcast to discuss what it takes to build great tech for the logistics industry and key lessons in leadership....

How OTR Multi-Mode Management Addresses Your Shipping Needs in 2023
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How OTR Multi-Mode Management Addresses Your Shipping Needs in 2023

Due to fluctuating shipping costs and the uncertainty of the freight trajectory, Shippers and 3PLs need a reliable technology solution with access to the best shipping rates for all over-the-road (OTR...

Coffee w/#The Freight Coach | Alan Minton

Coffee w/#The Freight Coach | Alan Minton

Banyan Technology Chief Revenue Officer Alan Minton discusses leveraging shipping technology to increase output and compliment efficiencies with Chris Jolly (The Freight Coach)....

Gain a Competitive Edge with a Digital Shipping Solution that Checks All of the Boxes
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Gain a Competitive Edge with a Digital Shipping Solution that Checks All of the Boxes

3PLs must shift gears to check the right boxes that ensure current and potential customers have what they need to combat the uncertainty of what’s ahead....

Successfully Navigating the Uncertainty of Shipping in 2023
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Successfully Navigating the Uncertainty of Shipping in 2023

Shippers must shift gears to ensure they have what is needed to combat the uncertainty of what’s ahead....

Managing Freight with RIM Logistics | Episode 5

Managing Freight with RIM Logistics | Episode 5

Ronni Valenz and Oscar Carmona from RIM Logistics discuss the process of shifting their freight focus and how technology has helped the company grow....

Reflect, Reset and Reassess: Analyzing Your Digital Shipping Strategy
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Reflect, Reset and Reassess: Analyzing Your Digital Shipping Strategy

The unpredictability and uncertainty of the past few years has forced many industries to reassess their business strategies quickly to adapt to the changing world. Many supply chain businesses have ha...

Accelerating the Adoption of Technology as the Tool of Today’s Freight Standard
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Accelerating the Adoption of Technology as the Tool of Today’s Freight Standard

Historically, some over-the-road (OTR) shipping modes have been slow to adopt API connectivity as a way Shippers and 3PLs can book freight. However, the events of the past few years have forced many b...

Shipping Automation Spotlight with Trucker Tools | Episode 4

Shipping Automation Spotlight with Trucker Tools | Episode 4

Max Leach discusses the need to adopt the tools of today’s standard to successfully track shipments and how automation is transforming the spot freight market....

Looking Back at Over-the-Road Shipping in 2022
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Looking Back at Over-the-Road Shipping in 2022

For the past year, the Banyan Technology Team has published some exciting content for Shippers and 3PL professionals to share our supply chain and shipping industry insights. We are listing our Top 5 ...

Shifts in Economy have Lasting Effects on OTR Shipping
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Shifts in Economy have Lasting Effects on OTR Shipping

Shifts in the economy have had a lasting effect on over-the-road (OTR) shipping. As productivity in manufacturing declines and freight volumes level off, the industry has prepared for maintaining heig...

Mitigate Carrier Rate Increases with an Innovative Digital Solution
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Mitigate Carrier Rate Increases with an Innovative Digital Solution

Recently, several carriers announced general rate increases of between 5-6% for LTL shipments. According to FreightWaves, the increases are made to cover the cost of inflation and to make investments ...

Charting the Future of Freight with Trinity Logistics | Episode 3

Charting the Future of Freight with Trinity Logistics | Episode 3

Curt Kouts and Doug Potvin from Trinity Logistics discusse the importance of technology in shipping and what they see for the supply chain in the next few years...

Help Customers Navigate Any Economic Environment with a Multi-Mode Digital Shipping Solution
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Help Customers Navigate Any Economic Environment with a Multi-Mode Digital Shipping Solution

Even with an uncertain economy and more unforeseen changes to come in the supply chain, 3PLs should not panic...

Minimize Economic Impact with a Multi-Mode Digital Shipping Solution
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Minimize Economic Impact with a Multi-Mode Digital Shipping Solution

As inflation hits industries across the country due to a weakening economy, the supply chain continues to see rising costs impact shipping...

Yellow Explains How to ‘Manufacture’ New Drivers in Tire Tracks Podcast
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Yellow Explains How to ‘Manufacture’ New Drivers in Tire Tracks Podcast

Carriers in the over-the-road (OTR) shipping market are facing driver shortages of about 85,000 drivers every day, and with an aging workforce and other regulatory pressures that gap is quickly wideni...

Don’t Let Capacity Issues Lead to ‘Bad Blood’ with Customers
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Don’t Let Capacity Issues Lead to ‘Bad Blood’ with Customers

Last week, thousands of Taylor Swift fans were booted from online queues while trying to purchase pre-sale concert tickets from Ticketmaster when the site crashed due to overwhelming capacity issues. ...

Driving the Supply Chain with Yellow’s Matthew Marshall | Episode 2

Driving the Supply Chain with Yellow’s Matthew Marshall | Episode 2

Yellow Director of 3PL Solutions Matthew Marshall joins Tire Tracks host Patrick Escolas to discuss driver shortages and capacity issues...

TIA President and CEO Addresses ‘Not-So-Peak’ Season in Tire Tracks Podcast
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TIA President and CEO Addresses ‘Not-So-Peak’ Season in Tire Tracks Podcast

In the inaugural episode of Banyan Technology’s Tire Tracks podcast, Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) President and CEO Anne Reinke addresses current peak season challenges with host ...

Experience the Value of a Digital Solution with Personalized Service and Support
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Experience the Value of a Digital Solution with Personalized Service and Support

Most 3PLs that adopt technology solutions to enhance their business model do so to add value to their business operations...

Personalized Service and Support: It’s the Missing Piece of the Puzzle
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Personalized Service and Support: It’s the Missing Piece of the Puzzle

Most Shippers that adopt technology solutions to enhance their business model do so to add automation and efficiencies to their business operations...

Prepare for Plan B with Tools that Enhance Visibility
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Prepare for Plan B with Tools that Enhance Visibility

Freight visibility is more than knowing where a package is in its journey to its final destination. Freight visibility is most valuable when you use it to make better business decisions and predict an...

The State of Freight with TIA’s Anne Reinke | Episode 1

The State of Freight with TIA’s Anne Reinke | Episode 1

TIA President and CEO Anne Reinke joins Tire Tracks host Patrick Escolas to discuss the fractured supply chain and its role following the pandemic....

Leveraging Technology to Help Manage the Impact of Major Storms on the Supply Chain
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Leveraging Technology to Help Manage the Impact of Major Storms on the Supply Chain

Experts are predicting severe disruptions to supply chains from flooding, power outages and high-wind damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian that could significantly impact over-the-road (OTR) freig...

5 Predictions For This Year’s Peak Season Shipping Crunch
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5 Predictions For This Year’s Peak Season Shipping Crunch

As peak shipping season 2022 gets well under way, a recent survey conducted by Supply Chain Dive has identified five predictions that Shippers and 3PLs need to understand before implementing solutions...

Great Customer Service is a Game Changer in Today’s Shipping Environment
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Great Customer Service is a Game Changer in Today’s Shipping Environment

Expectations for fast, flexible, and reliable shipments are higher than ever and will continue to grow over the next few years. To satisfy growing demand and help streamline the movement of freight, S...

Strategies for Remaining Profitable in Any Shipping Scenario
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Strategies for Remaining Profitable in Any Shipping Scenario

Nearly 50% of your customers in the over-the-road (OTR) shipping space have been trying to manage the unpredictability of the supply chain without a digital solution...

Effective Freight Management in an Unpredictable Environment
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Effective Freight Management in an Unpredictable Environment

Nearly 50% of the Shippers in the OTR shipping space have been trying to manage the unpredictability of the supply chain without a digital solution...

Advantages of a Multi-Mode Technology Solution During Any Shipping Season
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Advantages of a Multi-Mode Technology Solution During Any Shipping Season

As inflation hits industries across the country, the supply chain continues to see rising costs impact shipping due to current economic conditions. Fuel prices remain elevated and carrier rates contin...

Adjusting to the New Norm: Top 5 Ways to Manage Any Shipping Scenario
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Adjusting to the New Norm: Top 5 Ways to Manage Any Shipping Scenario

“If there’s one thing that’s certain in business, it’s uncertainty.” That saying can be applied to the supply chain, especially over the past few years with the unpredictability and disrupti...

How to Identify the Right Partner for Local Carrier Shipping
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How to Identify the Right Partner for Local Carrier Shipping

Access to local carriers covering First Mile, Final Mile, Expedited, and Courier is a clear and immediate need for 3PLs in today’s shipping environment...

Effectively Manage Local Carrier Shipping with a Digital Solution
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Effectively Manage Local Carrier Shipping with a Digital Solution

Access to local carriers covering First Mile, Final Mile, Expedited, and Courier is a clear and immediate need for Shippers in today’s shipping environment...

Personalized Service and Support Helps Drive Better Business Decisions
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Personalized Service and Support Helps Drive Better Business Decisions

Businesses rely heavily on technology to automate operations, especially in an industry as dynamic as over-the-road (OTR) shipping where system needs, rates and carrier availability change daily. Ofte...

How to Resolve the Top 4 Challenges of Local Carrier Shipping
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How to Resolve the Top 4 Challenges of Local Carrier Shipping

Shippers and 3PLs struggle with the complexities in Local Carrier shipping. In fact, 61% believe that the over-the-road (OTR) mode is the most inefficient part of their supply chain, according to a re...

Find Out How a Local Carrier Solution Can Help You Strengthen First/Final Mile Shipping
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Find Out How a Local Carrier Solution Can Help You Strengthen First/Final Mile Shipping

Last Mile and Final Mile are synonymous terms that are used interchangeably in the supply chain to describe the last leg in a shipment’s journey – from distribution hub or warehouse to final deliv...

Digital Solutions Provide Valuable Analytics to Combat Rising Shipping Costs
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Digital Solutions Provide Valuable Analytics to Combat Rising Shipping Costs

Shippers and 3PLs continue to pay more in carrier rates and fuel costs for trucking and transportation services, despite a marked drop in truckload spot rates, according to the Journal of Commerce. Re...

Top 4 Reasons Technology is Necessary for Effective Expedited Shipping
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Top 4 Reasons Technology is Necessary for Effective Expedited Shipping

PwC's Global Consumer Insights Survey shows that expectations for fast, flexible, and reliable shipments are higher than ever and will continue to grow over the next few years. To satisfy growing cust...

Multi-Mode OTR Technology Adds Value, Attracts Customers
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Multi-Mode OTR Technology Adds Value, Attracts Customers

Multi-mode technology solutions for OTR shipping provided by a partner with integrated capabilities helps 3PLs drive down freight spend by shedding light on rate, carrier, and mode options all in one ...

How a Single-Source Digital Solution Can Streamline OTR Shipping
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How a Single-Source Digital Solution Can Streamline OTR Shipping

It is often necessary for Shippers to utilize different over-the-road (OTR) shipping modes to cost-effectively meet customer’s needs....

Understanding the Value of a Single Digital Platform for All Your OTR Shipping Modes
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Understanding the Value of a Single Digital Platform for All Your OTR Shipping Modes

Find value in your supply chain and augment efficiency without dramatically increasing costs. Multi-mode technology solutions for over-the-road (OTR) shipping provided by a partner with integrated cap...

Three Ways to Reap the Benefits of Business Intelligence in Shipping
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Three Ways to Reap the Benefits of Business Intelligence in Shipping

In shipping, visibility and access to data are critical for monitoring shipments and evaluating your shipping operations. The data captured by those companies utilizing a digital solution when they ra...

Increase Profitability and Improve Service with Actionable Insight
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Increase Profitability and Improve Service with Actionable Insight

End-to-end visibility is important for your customers in increasing operational efficiency, optimizing logistical functions, and maintaining effective transportation management....

Going Beyond Track and Trace for Better Business Intelligence
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Going Beyond Track and Trace for Better Business Intelligence

For Shippers, utilizing a technology solution needs to make sense both financially and operationally....

5 Reasons Why Carrier Connectivity is Key in OTR Shipping
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5 Reasons Why Carrier Connectivity is Key in OTR Shipping

In the current shipping environment, Shippers and 3PLs need access to real-time, over-the-road (OTR) carrier connectivity to respond quickly to rapidly changing market conditions. According to Freight...

Enhancing Efficiency in First/Final Mile
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Enhancing Efficiency in First/Final Mile

Expectations for added efficiencies in First/Final Mile shipping are increasing for B2B customers. According to a report from the Capgemini Research Institute, 55% of the companies that were surveyed ...

Increasing Profitability in Parcel Shipping
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Increasing Profitability in Parcel Shipping

Shippers and 3PLs are learning to embrace the changes in the supply chain by relying on technology solutions that keep them agile and positioned for success. To mitigate issues with carrier capacity a...

Increase Your Value with a Modern Technology Solution for First/Final Mile
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Increase Your Value with a Modern Technology Solution for First/Final Mile

With the increased demand for First/Final Mile, your customers are handling much bigger shipments when dealing with B2B companies....

Transform Your Shipping Operations with Expanded First/Final Mile Solutions
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Transform Your Shipping Operations with Expanded First/Final Mile Solutions

Supply chain challenges have altered the way shipments are handled, forcing Shippers and third-party logistics (3PLs) providers to re-evaluate their shipping operations in response to capacity constra...

Refining Your OTR Shipping Process with Digital Solutions
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Refining Your OTR Shipping Process with Digital Solutions

More and more Shippers and 3PLs are turning to technology to help manage their freight and ensure consistency in their over-the-road (OTR) shipping operations. These leading companies have a competiti...

No Need for Luck with the Right Freight Technology Solution
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No Need for Luck with the Right Freight Technology Solution

It is widely known that outdated systems and manual processes negatively impact productivity and profitability for Shippers and 3PLs. About 50% of logistics and transportation companies say they weren...

Top 3 Components for Ensuring Successful Client Experiences
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Top 3 Components for Ensuring Successful Client Experiences

The client experience is defined as the customers’ overall perception of their encounter with a business. Companies who successfully implement a client-centric service strategy achieve higher satisf...

Digital Solutions for Managing Exceptions in Freight
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Digital Solutions for Managing Exceptions in Freight

Shippers and 3PLs must remain agile to adjust for fluctuations in the supply chain. The ever-changing shipping environment continues to experience significant disruptions affecting shipping in the U.S...

Adding Value Through Automated Freight Management
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Adding Value Through Automated Freight Management

In all industries, companies conduct internal reviews to evaluate processes and seek out ways improve operations while controlling costs. For 3PLs, technology provides that edge for your customers thr...

New Technology Solutions Help Manage Costs More Efficiently
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New Technology Solutions Help Manage Costs More Efficiently

Implementing an effective technology solution can help you identify freight bill issues by automating validation and providing reporting capabilities that identify invoicing exceptions....

Preparing for the Impact of the Canadian Convoy Blockade
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Preparing for the Impact of the Canadian Convoy Blockade

Disruptions to the supply chain aren’t new, and with the COVID-19 pandemic, shippers and 3PLs have had to adjust their operations to accommodate frequent changes. The most-recent issue to impact shi...

Technology Innovations and Trends You’ll Love in 2022
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Technology Innovations and Trends You’ll Love in 2022

If you take a moment, you can still smell the flowers and a hint of chocolate as the Valentine’s Day holiday winds down. While the love is palpable, many shippers and 3PLs aren’t experiencing the ...

Find Greater Success in Final Mile with the Right Technology
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Find Greater Success in Final Mile with the Right Technology

Increased transparency throughout the supply chain is essential for all modes of shipping, but it is particularly critical in final mile. Customers want more insight into the shipping process to track...

Controlling Your Freight Spend Through Automation
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Controlling Your Freight Spend Through Automation

Due to their complexity and high incidence of mistakes, inaccurate freight bills are much more common than you may realize and can result in significant losses for your company. About 1 in 4 freight b...

How Load Consolidation Takes Your LTL Shipping to Another Level
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How Load Consolidation Takes Your LTL Shipping to Another Level

Shippers and 3PLs know the advantages of using less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping – cost effectiveness, more delivery options, the ability to ship smaller loads without needing to fill an entire tru...

Maximize Technology to Minimize Inefficiencies
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Maximize Technology to Minimize Inefficiencies

Creating internal efficiencies and flexibility through your technology provider can help you save money through both direct and indirect savings measures....

Resolve to Focus on Enhancing Efficiencies
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Resolve to Focus on Enhancing Efficiencies

Shippers seeking significant advancements in their efficiencies to drive their bottom line and gain a competitive advantage have already seen the value in digitizing their supply chain, moving away fr...

Top 5 Ways Multi-Mode Shipping Technology Can Elevate Your Operations
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Top 5 Ways Multi-Mode Shipping Technology Can Elevate Your Operations

There are many ways shippers and 3PLs can utilize multi-mode shipping for truckload (TL), less-than truckload (LTL), parcel, and final mile to increase efficiencies and cost savings. Much like many pr...

Technology Can Strengthen the Weak Links in the Supply Chain
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Technology Can Strengthen the Weak Links in the Supply Chain

The top tier of shippers, 3PLs and carriers that move about 95% of LTL freight have advanced technology solutions that include automation and information-sharing capabilities. These leading companies ...

Transforming the Shipping Industry Through Technology
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Transforming the Shipping Industry Through Technology

Prior to the pandemic, only 64% of less-than-truckload (LTL) and 28% of truckload (TL) shippers had adopted a transportation management system (TMS) or technology solution, according to a 2019 report ...

The Evolution of a Freight Technology Solution
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The Evolution of a Freight Technology Solution

3PLs need a technology solution that is easy for their shipping customers to implement and use and one that is constantly adapting to their changing needs. Ultimately, you need something that can offe...

Banyan’s CEO Discusses Why Technology Should Be Your Top New Year’s Resolution
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Banyan’s CEO Discusses Why Technology Should Be Your Top New Year’s Resolution

A few days into 2022, I’d like to reflect on the past year and what’s ahead for shipping. Last year continued to be tumultuous as major supply chain issues remained, but for some, those challenges...

Supply Chain Insights that Shaped Shipping in 2021
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Supply Chain Insights that Shaped Shipping in 2021

Happy Holidays! The team at Banyan Technology would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!...

How to Balance Automation and the Human Element in Shipping
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How to Balance Automation and the Human Element in Shipping

Technology and automation have helped make significant advancements in the supply chain and shipping industry. However, shippers and 3PLs need to understand that a human touch remains a critical eleme...

Top 5 Ways to Determine the Value of Technology
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Top 5 Ways to Determine the Value of Technology

The ever-changing landscape of the transportation industry continues to force shippers and 3PLs alike to, once again, evaluate their processes, efficiencies, and business objectives for the coming yea...

How to Control Shipping Costs as Carrier Capacity Tightens
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How to Control Shipping Costs as Carrier Capacity Tightens

Rising carrier costs directly related to capacity constraints and elevated fuel costs are making it difficult for 3PLs and shippers to control shipping costs. The Journal of Commerce says shippers are...

Analyzing Challenges to Set Up Your Clients for Success
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Analyzing Challenges to Set Up Your Clients for Success

October has seen a record rise in backlogs of work as businesses struggle to meet demand amid supply chain bottlenecks and labor shortages, IHS Markit said in its October 22 flash purchasing managers ...

Check Your Rearview to Remain Ahead of Shipping Curves
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Check Your Rearview to Remain Ahead of Shipping Curves

Understanding critical issues and takeaways from the previous budget cycle or calendar year will help you prepare and adjust your processes to accommodate those disruptions within the supply chain....

Finding Opportunity in Supply Chain Disruptions
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Finding Opportunity in Supply Chain Disruptions

With great challenges comes the opportunity for change and growth. It forces you to think outside the box and deploy new tactics to overcome disruptions. With no end in sight for the current challenge...

How to Manage Freight Costs in a Carrier’s Market
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How to Manage Freight Costs in a Carrier’s Market

In what’s considered a “carrier’s market”, Shippers and 3PLs are scrambling to secure carriers to pick up and deliver their freight. Many are paying premiums in tight capacity lanes because ca...

Forecasting the Future of Freight
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Forecasting the Future of Freight

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could see what the future of freight and the supply chain will be in 2022? Industry experts predict that we will still see backlogs of shipments, labor shortages, capacity ...

Fixing the Broken Supply Chain
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Fixing the Broken Supply Chain

This year remains a challenge for the supply chain. Labor shortages and carrier capacity are ongoing issues, and lane restrictions and rates continue to steadily increase with no end in sight. Accordi...

How Shippers Can Reduce Freight Spend in 2022
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How Shippers Can Reduce Freight Spend in 2022

Many Shippers still depend on dated methods for obtaining carrier rates, lane availability and scheduling. Printed documents, rate tables, email transactions, and spreadsheets are still being utilized...

Helping 3PLs Increase the Bottom Line in 2022
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Helping 3PLs Increase the Bottom Line in 2022

A technology partner that is constantly innovating to evolve with the industry is a critical resource during this challenging time. You need to embrace technology now, not only to make an impact on yo...

Calculate Your Savings with an API Solution
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Calculate Your Savings with an API Solution

Shippers and 3PLs have welcomed the transparency offered to the freight management industry through pricing APIs, particularly the savings they get when taking advantage of real-time carrier rates rat...

Don’t ‘Set and Forget’ Your Technology Solution
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Don’t ‘Set and Forget’ Your Technology Solution

When it comes to investing in technology, it is easy to “set it and forget it”. Often companies make that mistake to minimize their spend by investing in a one-time solution, but at what long-term...

Don’t ‘Set and Forget’ Your Technology Solution
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Don’t ‘Set and Forget’ Your Technology Solution

When it comes to investing in technology, it is easy to “set it and forget it”. Often companies make that mistake to minimize their spend by investing in a one-time solution, but at what long-term...

Why Digitalization Makes Sense in Shipping
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Why Digitalization Makes Sense in Shipping

Collaboration is fundamental when trying to move an industry in a different direction and enact sustainable change. This requires that all players in the industry work together to facilitate that chan...

Top 5 Ways Updated Technology Saves You Money
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Top 5 Ways Updated Technology Saves You Money

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” is an old saying that means if something is functioning properly, it’s probably best you leave it alone and not make any changes that could potentially brea...

Top 5 Ways Visibility Impacts Your Bottom Line
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Top 5 Ways Visibility Impacts Your Bottom Line

Visibility is the current buzzword in the shipping industry today. It is tossed around as a solution to some of the current issues affecting the supply chain. But it is more than just a key word to ra...

Choosing the Right Supply Chain Technology Partner
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Choosing the Right Supply Chain Technology Partner

After assessing your tech environment and realizing it’s time to upgrade, the next step is choosing who will be your partner and support your success. Adopting new supply chain technology is also th...

The Value of Connectivity for LTL Shippers
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The Value of Connectivity for LTL Shippers

The definition of supply chain connectivity has adapted and evolved to coincide with the new digital age. Today, our industry understands that the effort one puts into connecting their logistics netwo...

4 Reasons 3PLs Should Consider API Integration
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4 Reasons 3PLs Should Consider API Integration

Labor shortages, the rise of eCommerce, and the Amazon Effect have forced a new reality onto the logistics industry reconfiguring what traditional transportation management systems (TMS) look like. As...

Maximize Efficiency and Profit by Upgrading Your Outdated Freight Management Technology
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Maximize Efficiency and Profit by Upgrading Your Outdated Freight Management Technology

According to the Wall Street Journal, as few as 40 percent of transportation companies have switched to digital systems and processes. Historically, the transportation logistics industry has struggled...

EDI vs. API: What is Better for LTL Shipping?
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EDI vs. API: What is Better for LTL Shipping?

Less-than-truckload shipping can be a tricky mode for shippers and third-party logistics providers, especially those that are new to it and are not familiar with its complexities. Technology, like tra...

Top 4 Benefits of Updating Your Technology with Freight-Pricing APIs
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Top 4 Benefits of Updating Your Technology with Freight-Pricing APIs

Technology is proliferating across the supply chain, and digitization and automation are becoming increasingly expected. It is important to ensure your company updates its technology before its proces...

Partnering Makes Perfect: Create the Ideal Freight Management Technology Environment with the Help of a Solutions Expert
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Partnering Makes Perfect: Create the Ideal Freight Management Technology Environment with the Help of a Solutions Expert

Technology is proliferating across the supply chain, and digitization and automation are becoming increasingly expected. No matter where a company is on the technology spectrum, from just getting star...

The Labor Shortage: How to Mitigate Its Effects on the LTL Industry
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The Labor Shortage: How to Mitigate Its Effects on the LTL Industry

In last week’s blog, we examined the causes and impacts of the labor shortage on the supply chain. As we know, there are a number of reasons for the impending labor shortage, including changing demo...

Where Have All the Workers Gone?                             The Labor Shortage & Its Effects on the Supply Chain
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Where Have All the Workers Gone?                             The Labor Shortage & Its Effects on the Supply Chain

The driver shortage has been a well-publicized problem in the logistics industry for a long time now. However, it is not the only issue affecting the supply chain. Warehouses, manufacturing plants, fa...

The Top 5 Questions to Ask When Upgrading Your Transportation Management System
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The Top 5 Questions to Ask When Upgrading Your Transportation Management System

Having a robust transportation management system (TMS) that functions as your company’s logistics management hub can speed up operations, reduce waste and improve your bottom line. A TMS will help a...

3 Ways to Grow Your LTL Business
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3 Ways to Grow Your LTL Business

The increase in freight across the US is projected to continue. In fact, it is expected to grow to more than 35 billion tons of freight with a value of at least $37 trillion by 2045, according to the ...

What Technology is Important for the Current LTL Industry?
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What Technology is Important for the Current LTL Industry?

Logistics technology can help companies improve functionality and allow them to get things done quicker with less human capital. While the benefits of implementing new technology are great, so are the...

How to Improve Your Freight Bill Management
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How to Improve Your Freight Bill Management

Freight bill management and auditing is a major cause of headaches for a number of companies. This is because freight bills can be complex, are often inaccurate and not always sent in a timely manner....

ShipDNA
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ShipDNA

Read how ShipDNA expanded its LTL offerings to better serve its customers through Banyan's freight-pricing API....

How to Get the Best LTL Rates
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How to Get the Best LTL Rates

Companies are always looking for ways to save money, and one place they look to make cuts is on freight spend. However, because the market is currently oversaturated with freight, it may take some res...

How to Determine the Best Shipping Mode for Your Freight
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How to Determine the Best Shipping Mode for Your Freight

Full truckload, less-than-truckload, parcel, intermodal. Over-the-road, air, cargo ship, train. In today’s world, there are numerous ways to ship your company’s freight that it can be a daunting t...

Improve Your Carrier Communication Strategy with Transparency
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Improve Your Carrier Communication Strategy with Transparency

Shippers and carriers need to work together to get the best results. To do that, they need to be open and honest about their freight and share as much information as possible. By doing so, the shippin...

Cybersecurity in Transportation: How to Protect Against Data Breaches
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Cybersecurity in Transportation: How to Protect Against Data Breaches

The recent ransomware attack to the Colonial Pipeline was a huge eye-opener for many companies across the transportation industry. It not only showcased how vulnerable companies are – no matter what...

Is Intermodal Transportation Right for Your Company?
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Is Intermodal Transportation Right for Your Company?

Intermodal transportation is becoming more and more popular for a number of shippers. It is a process that involves two or more modes or carriers to move goods from the shipper to the receiver. It can...

Transparency: The Key to Effective Shipper and Carrier Partnerships
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Transparency: The Key to Effective Shipper and Carrier Partnerships

Effective relationships are the key to any business, and for shippers and carriers, they can even be the difference between failure and success. While shippers can readily recognize service and perfor...

Why are More 3PLs and LTL Companies Venturing into Last-Mile Delivery?
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Why are More 3PLs and LTL Companies Venturing into Last-Mile Delivery?

Last-mile delivery is the new frontier for many third-party logistics providers (3PLs) and LTL carriers. Thanks, in part, to the global COVID-19 pandemic and how it changed the way people and companie...

Full Truckload Automation: Taking the Manual Out of Spot Rate Quoting
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Full Truckload Automation: Taking the Manual Out of Spot Rate Quoting

In most industries, companies have similar goals – and they often boil down to saving time and money and increasing productivity. This is no different in the full truckload shipping sector. Companie...

Full Truckload Automation: Taking the Manual Out of Spot Rate Quoting
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Full Truckload Automation: Taking the Manual Out of Spot Rate Quoting

In most industries, companies have similar goals – and they often boil down to saving time and money and increasing productivity. This is no different in the full truckload shipping sector. Companie...

Improve Your LTL Freight Management with Dynamic Pricing
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Improve Your LTL Freight Management with Dynamic Pricing

Change is constant. Throughout the supply chain, we see changes in material costs, demand, fuel surcharges – you name it. So, why in an industry that is constantly affected by change, are we stuck u...

Trinity Logistics
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Trinity Logistics

Learn how Trinity Logistics, with the help of Banyan's LTL API, provides customers solutions for transportation management...

End-to-End Visibility: The Next Level of LTL Freight
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End-to-End Visibility: The Next Level of LTL Freight

In today’s market, end-to-end freight visibility is a must-have. Thanks to the Amazon Effect and boom in ecommerce, consumers have become accustomed to following their packages from order to deliver...

The Importance of Freight Visibility Throughout the Supply Chain
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The Importance of Freight Visibility Throughout the Supply Chain

When you think of freight visibility, what does that mean to you? Is it just about knowing where your freight is or when it will arrive at its final destination? Is it knowing that it was put on the t...

The Digitization of LTL Logistics
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The Digitization of LTL Logistics

With the advent of the Internet of Things and the promise of artificial intelligence and machine learning right around the corner, digitization is impacting just about everything these days – includ...

Making the Switch: How to Integrate New LTL API Technology
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Making the Switch: How to Integrate New LTL API Technology

There is no denying it. Overhauling or updating legacy technology platforms is a big task. However, the opportunities it presents outweigh the challenges to performing the updates. Plus, as the transp...

What is the “Amazon Effect” and What Does it Mean for LTL?
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What is the “Amazon Effect” and What Does it Mean for LTL?

The Amazon Effect is impossible to ignore. By definition, it refers to the impact the juggernaut, and all other digital marketplaces, has had on the retail industry. As online shopping and ecommerce h...

Carrier Capacity and Its Impact on the Supply Chain
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Carrier Capacity and Its Impact on the Supply Chain

Thanks to an increase in e-commerce and an abundance of freight, we are in the middle of a very carrier-friendly negotiating environment. LTL freight volume is exceptionally high, while carrier capaci...

The Truck Driver Shortage and Its Impact on LTL
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The Truck Driver Shortage and Its Impact on LTL

While the truck driver shortage has been an ongoing problem for the better part of a decade, it is still having a large impact on all aspects of the transportation industry and was only accelerated by...

The Importance of an Agile Business Strategy
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The Importance of an Agile Business Strategy

For any company in any industry, it is highly important to set forth your business strategy and remain committed to it to achieve your best results. However, it is also important to be nimble, agile a...

Increasing Sustainability in LTL Transportation
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Increasing Sustainability in LTL Transportation

Sustainability has been a buzzword for a while now, as it is something everyone can play a part in and something we all need to take responsibility for. As more corporations and consumers prioritize ...

LIVE Connect Live with Trinity Logistics’ Stacey Howell

LIVE Connect Live with Trinity Logistics’ Stacey Howell

In this webinar, Trinity Logistics’ Vice President of LTL Stacey Howell and Banyan Technology’s Chief Sales Officer Lynn Caldwell will discuss the issues that 3PLs and shippers are currently facin...

LIVE Connect Live with Tech Transport’s Bob Freed

LIVE Connect Live with Tech Transport’s Bob Freed

In this webinar, Tech Transport’s Executive Vice President Bob Freed and Banyan Technology’s Chief Sales Officer Lynn Caldwell discuss how implementing a freight-pricing API solution has provided ...

3PL Adding Value Guide
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3PL Adding Value Guide

Third-party logistics providers (3PLs) are seeing increasing competition in the market. Historically, 3PLs were the leaders in adopting new technology, being the first to deliver multicarrier ratin...

General Rate Increases & Their Impact on LTL Shippers
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General Rate Increases & Their Impact on LTL Shippers

’Tis the season for general rate increases (GRIs)! LTL carriers across the board are releasing an increase on their base shipping rates. To date, Old Dominion Freight Line announced a 4.9% GRI, Saia...

The Impact of Ecommerce on LTL
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The Impact of Ecommerce on LTL

Ecommerce was already steadily growing before the pandemic hit. Since COVID-19, it has boomed. According to ZD Net, ecommerce accounted for around 35 percent of all U.S. retail sales in 2020. Experts ...

The Impact of Ecommerce on LTL
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The Impact of Ecommerce on LTL

Ecommerce was already steadily growing before the pandemic hit. Since COVID-19, it has boomed. According to ZD Net, ecommerce accounted for around 35 percent of all U.S. retail sales in 2020. Experts ...

LTL Carrier Negotiations Guide
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LTL Carrier Negotiations Guide

Negotiating contract pricing with your less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers can be daunting, but it is necessary. The goal of all freight pricing contract negotiations should be to get the best outcome ...

Tech Transport
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Tech Transport

Tech Transport, a third-party logistics (3PL) provider, relies on Banyan to manage their extensive Carrier APIs...

The Effect of Freight-Pricing APIs on LTL Contract Negotiations
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The Effect of Freight-Pricing APIs on LTL Contract Negotiations

As freight-pricing application programming interfaces (APIs) continue to proliferate throughout the transportation industry, they increase the data and information that shippers, 3PLs and carriers hav...

How to Improve LTL Carrier Negotiations
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How to Improve LTL Carrier Negotiations

You can improve the process and results of your LTL carrier negotiations by being as prepared as possible. The best way to do that is by aggregating as much data as you can – about your own freight ...

The Challenges Faced by 3PLs and How Freight-Pricing APIs Can Alleviate Them
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The Challenges Faced by 3PLs and How Freight-Pricing APIs Can Alleviate Them

A Conversation with Banyan Technology’s Lynn Caldwell and Tech Transport’s Bob Freed Bob Freed and Tech Transport, a freight management company that simplifies its customers’ shipping functions...

Incorporating APIs into a Transportation Management System
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Incorporating APIs into a Transportation Management System

The digitization of freight management and transportation logistics is well underway and is being widely adopted by carriers, 3PLs, shippers and other supply chain companies. This was inevitable becau...

Shipping Tips to Survive the “Ship-ocalypse” with Pierbridge
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Shipping Tips to Survive the “Ship-ocalypse” with Pierbridge

The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked a tremendous amount of havoc in 2020, and the shipping industry was not immune to its drastic impact. As people were forced to stay indoors, a major shift to e-commerce a...

LTL Logistics: What to Expect in 2021
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LTL Logistics: What to Expect in 2021

2020 was an interesting year to say the least. The COVID-19 pandemic had a drastic effect on the global economy, hindering many industries – including transportation. With the online shopping boom a...

Time for an LTL Pricing API? 8 Questions to Ask Providers
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Time for an LTL Pricing API? 8 Questions to Ask Providers

Are you ready for an LTL pricing API that will streamline freight purchasing while saving money on freight costs? ...

Revolution Trucking
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Revolution Trucking

Learn how Revolution Trucking, a third-party logistics (3PL) and transportation services provider, drove significant savings with LIVE Connect....

Star Pipe Products
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Star Pipe Products

Learn how Banyan developed a flexible API solution that connects Star Pipe's TMS to its WMS, in turn programmatically tendering freight to the best value Carrier with the fastest transit time....

Shippers Unload RFPs, Pick Up Pricing APIs
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Shippers Unload RFPs, Pick Up Pricing APIs

The traditional RFP process for less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping contracts is an institutionalized approach that helps shippers plan budgets while giving carriers information they need to determine ...

4 Things Leaders Need to Know About LTL Pricing APIs
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4 Things Leaders Need to Know About LTL Pricing APIs

As a transportation manager, you understand that your company needs to continually move toward full freight digitization. You know that organizations that run from it will be left behind. ...

Get to Know: Steve Vondra, Senior Director of Transportation Strategy Q & A
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Get to Know: Steve Vondra, Senior Director of Transportation Strategy Q & A

With over 27 years of logistics experience, Steve Vondra joins the team as Senior Director of Transportation Strategy to drive high-level conversations around transportation optimization, capacity man...

Managing Your Freight is Not the Time to Practice a Trust Fall
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Managing Your Freight is Not the Time to Practice a Trust Fall

Industry professionals are seeing firsthand that shippers and carriers can reduce the noise and collaborate in ways that increase transparency, reduce costs, and improve profitability for both parties...

Build Better Relationships with Freight Digitization
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Build Better Relationships with Freight Digitization

Fueled by the pandemic, the logistics industry has been involved in a multi-year trend to adopt technology that replaces paper forms with digital information. ...

End the Annual RFP Process Forever
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End the Annual RFP Process Forever

The annual transportation RFP process has been like the weather – everybody complains about it, but nobody can do anything about it. However, that's no longer true. Shippers and carriers have techno...

Making the Case: Accelerating Your Freight Digitization Strategy
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Making the Case: Accelerating Your Freight Digitization Strategy

The push for freight digitization has been underway for years, but COVID-19 accelerated the trend. It quickly became evident to shippers, carriers and drivers that moving pieces of paper along with th...

How Capitalizing on Freight Digitization is a Game-Changer
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How Capitalizing on Freight Digitization is a Game-Changer

Digitization in gaming and gaming consoles changed the industry forever. Gone are the days of 8-bit graphics, old-school wired controllers, or blowing the dust out of a Nintendo cartridge (we all did ...

BlenderBottle
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BlenderBottle

Read how BlenderBottle's ERP system integrates with LIVE Connect® to rate freight and select shipments across its Carrier base....

Chase Plastics
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Chase Plastics

Read how Banyan helps Chase Plastics provide next-day shipping services to 3,600 customers...